Significance of cell groups in voided urine.

@article{Goldstein1998SignificanceOC,
  title={Significance of cell groups in voided urine.},
  author={Meryl L. Goldstein and Todd Whitman and Andrew A Renshaw},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={290-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the significance of different types of cell groups in voided urine for diagnosing transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). STUDY DESIGN We reviewed voided urine specimens, with corresponding biopsies taken within 120 days after urine collection, for cell groups. Type and number of cell groups were correlated with the histologic diagnoses. RESULTS Of 5,001 voided urine specimens, 134 (3%) had corresponding biopsies. Flat sheets were significantly more common in urine… CONTINUE READING

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